ice wall


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ice wall

[′īs ‚wȯl]
(hydrology)
A cliff of ice forming the seaward margin of a glacier that is not afloat.
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Once we passed far above what seemed to be a deep canyon-like rift stretching from the ice wall on the north across the valley as far as the eye could reach.
The specially designed eightmetre high ice wall is created from a special 'foamex' which you can climb using specially modified equipment.
There are also plans for a pounds 350m centre in Rotherham with an artificial surf machine, an ice wall for climbers and artificial rapids for white-water canoeing.
The Ice Factor's ice wall caters for all skill levels, so mountaineers and beginners alike can train, try out new techniques or learn the basics.
The giant ice wall shatters into thousands of fragments as James Bond's speeding Aston Martin smashes its way into the Die Another Day ice palace.
The 14-metre ice wall features a range of climbs suitable for beginners through to serious mountaineers.
TRIBUTES were paid yesterday to a climber killed in a 130ft fall from an ice wall.
Damo, the only one to conquer Mount Gorichen thrice and who has five mountaineering expeditions under his belt, informed that Mount Gorichen is one of the technically difficult peaks of the world because of its terrain, rock face, avalanche and crevasse zones and ice wall.
But, unable to do anything much at all, the surprisingly inept Ms Huq couldn't even climb the ice wall.
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Getting on with the job is his priority at Xscape, where there's a scary, 60-metre-high ice wall you can climb wearing a harness: "Unless you're my ex-mother-in-law, in which case you don't get the harness.
Additional leisure facilities that will be incorporated on to the site include a 170m main ski slope, nursery ski slope, climbing walls, kids play area, ice wall, restaurants, bars, a cafe and shop.